Log Cabin quilt in the Courthouse Steps pattern. Silk fabrics include rep, brocade, and velvet weaves. Binding of black silk rep, and a backing of gold-colored sateen. This quilt came from the home of Adolph and Elizabeth Bauman of Neodesha, and was made about 1890 by Elizabeth's aunt, Mrs. C.E. Williams, also of Neodesha. The Baumans married in 1887. Adolph's business interests in Neodesha included a mercantile, the oil industry, and the Neodesha Building and Loan Association.
Creator: Williams, Mrs. C.E.
Date: between 1880 and 1910
Item Number: 221788
KSHS Identifier: 1957.99.0
Collections - Museum
Community Life - Arts and Entertainment - Art - Decorative arts - Quilting
Date - 1880s
Date - 1890s
Date - 1900s
Home and Family - Daily life - Housework - Quilting
Home and Family - Daily life - Leisure - Hobbies - Quilting
Objects and Artifacts - Furnishings - Bedding - Quilt
Places - Cities and towns - Neodesha
Places - Counties - Wilson
Type of Material - Objects and Artifacts